Meghalaya Assembly gives Folksy touch to the National Anthem

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Meghalaya Assembly Gives Folksy Touch To National Anthem

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh has announced the recreated version of 'National Anthem' in Shilong ahead of the 50th anniversary of Meghalaya's statehood in 2022. The idea behind it was to give local flavor to the song, sung by non-Hindi speakers. "I found out the rules and regulations in order not to run into any problems later on... what is permitted and what is not," said Lamphang Syiemlieh, a musician.

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 07:22 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: National Anthem, nationalism, Meghalaya

Courtesy: The Hindu

Nagaland State Assembly

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After Almost 60 Years, Nagaland Plays National Anthem In Assembly

Nagaland assembly hall has played the national anthem for the first time in 60 years. Initiated by Speaker Sharingain Longkumer during the budget session on February 12, the national anthem was played before and after the speaker's speech. Attaining its statehood in 1963, the north-eastern state has witnessed decades of violence and secessionist activities in the past. As per the Constitution, playing the national anthem in state assemblies… read-more

Sat, 20 Feb 2021 - 06:56 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Nagaland, National Anthem, Nagaland assembly, Budget session